Main Dishes

Blueberry Turkey Burgers

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I was actually impressed by these turkey burgers! Ground turkey, from my own experience working with it, is notorious for being pretty dry and can easily turn tasteless if not cooked properly. And who wants a dry, tasteless burger? No sir. That's where the blueberries come in. They provide extra juiciness and moistness in addition to their great flavor and healthy nutritional punch. Blueberries are nutritional greats in the fruit world.

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1 1/2 lb. ground turkey (or other lean meat)
3/4 cup bluberries, roughly mashed
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. turmeric
pinch of salt
pinch of pepper
Roughly mash the blueberries in a large bowl. Add the ground turkey and spices. Mix all together until everything is well incorporated. Go ahead and use your hands to mix. It's easiest and adds more...
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Nutritions

Calories
198

Sodium
88mg
3% DV

Fat
2g
4% DV

Protein
40g
80% DV

Carbs
2g
0% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV